Out of Hours Emergencies
Telephone Bournemouth 01202 411700. If the surgery is closed, you will hear a recorded message giving you a number of choices. Numbers given will be repeated for your convenience. You will then need to redial to either of the following services: for out of hours assistance dial NHS 111 and for life threatening emergencies dial 999. Note NHS 111 replaces both NHS Direct and previous Out of Hours contact numbers.
In the case of an Accident or emergency, which you think may require immediate hospital treatment,
The definition of an emergency is a critical or life-threatening situation, and includes things like: chest pain or suspected heart attack, head injury, severe blood loss, severe breathing difficulties, loss of consciousness, deep wounds and suspected broken bones. The nearest casualty departments are at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, telephone 01202 303626, and Poole General Hospital,telephone 01202 665511.
A weekend walk in service is provided at the Boscombe and Springbourne Health Centre, 66-68 Palmerston Road, Boscombe. 01202 720174 The opening hours are from 8am - 8pm Saturday and Sunday only. Please note that this is a walk in service and patients will be seen on a first come, first serve basis, there are no pre-bookable appointments.
This service is NOT for repeat medication prescriptions or medical certificates.